Lindsey Kittredge is the Executive Director of Shooting Touch, Inc. and responsible for overseeing all domestic and international operations of the organization. Under Lindsey's direction, Shooting Touch, Inc. has grown from inception as a local Boston basketball program to an international NGO with work on three continents, 7 countries and positively impacted over 3,500 youths globally each year.
Lindsey began her career in Sydney, Australia working for Professional Public Relations (PPR), one of Australia's largest privately owned public relations firms specializing in consumer marketing. After her move back to the States, Lindsey spent the next four years in Boston as an Account Executive for McDermott Ventures, Inc., a full service consulting firm focusing on brand marketing, public relations and corporate communications. The next four years, Lindsey worked for The Collaborative Companies and Accelerated Marketing Partners, both residential real estate marketing firms specializing in the development and implementation of comprehensive sales and marketing programs.
Lindsey played Division I lacrosse at the University of Vermont where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development and Nutrition. Lindsey has run the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon and a number of half marathons over the years. Lindsey is a happy wife and mother of two wonderful little girls.
CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF STRATEGIST
Justin Kittredge is the Co - Founder of Shooting Touch, Inc. and chimes in on the operations and development of the organization when he is not busy (which is never) running his new footwear startup, ISlide, Inc. Justin's incredible vision for Shooting Touch has been the founding and driving force behind its fast moving growth here in Boston and overseas. Justin's energy and passion for Shooting Touch is incredible and felt by all who come before him.
Justin spent the past 15 years working in the athletic footwear industry, most recently as the Director of the Basketball Product Division at Reebok. Justin and his team worked to create, market and sell NBA basketball shoes throughout the United States and abroad. In January, 2013 Justin left Reebok to start his own footwear company called ISlide, Inc. which manufactures, markets and sells premium custom athletic sandals. The company having launched in August of 2013 is already garnering the attention and support of big and small box retailers around the country.
Justin was the Guinness World Records™ holder for the most completed basketball free throws in two minutes in 2010. By completing 64 free throws in 120 seconds, averaging a basket every 1.875 seconds, Justin beat the previously held record of 60 shots by Olympic silver medalist and basketball star, Laurent Sciarra, of Paris, France. He also holds the record for most completed blind folded free throws in two minutes and is in the process currently of getting a new record approved.
Justin is a graduate from Northfield Mt. Hermon School and James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and proud husband and father of two wonderful little girls.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND EVENTS
Bri Colantonio grew up in the quiet, small town of Holliston, Massachusetts. After high school, she moved to Connecticut for five years where she attended Fairfield University and graduated early in the winter of 2014 with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and a minor in the Spanish Language and Culture. Soon after, she enrolled in Sacred Heart University's Applied Psychology Graduate program focusing in Industrial Organizational Psychology. This experience allowed Bri to hone her skills in the industry, and graduated in May of 2016.
She currently resides in the historic town of South Boston where she enjoys spending her time outside running, playing sports and spending time with her friends. She currently works at Shooting Touch as the Assistant Director of Development and Events managing the Human Resources Department and events such as the March Madness Bracket Competition, camp and clinic outreach, and grant writing and support. She is passionate about the work Shooting Touch does and looks forward to her future with the organization.
SHOOTING TOUCH, INC. LEGAL COUNSEL
As Shooting Touch Inc.'s Legal Counsel, Jaron Brown is responsible for overseeing all grants and providing all legal advise and counsel pertaining to all 501 (c) (3) business matters.
Jaron is currently an associate attorney with King & Spalding LLP in the firm's Atlanta office. His practice includes representing private equity funds in leverage buyout transactions, and public and private companies in M&A transactions and general corporate matters. Mr. Brown also has worked closely with clients on general contracting, commercial transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances.
Prior to joining King & Spalding, Mr. Brown was an associate attorney with an Ohio-based firm where he (i) counseled public companies in connection with corporate governance and compliance issues related to SEC, NYSE and NASD rules and regulations and investment advisor and broker dealer regulation, and (ii) prepared periodic and annual reports, proxy statements and other filings required under state and federal securities laws.
Jaron received his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2002. Mr. Brown received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from University of Harford in 1999, where he was a four-year scholarship member of the men's Division I basketball team.
Jaron is the father of two great children with another on the way!